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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Drive By Shopping


I know better than to "stop in"
at my favorite shops
on the way home from work
when I really don't have
any money to spend...
You know how it is
if you have no money,
you will find things

you. MUST. have.


Case in point...
I mean, really, would you
could you
have walked away?


I saw it from the road
(the evil temptress/proprietress
puts her newest goodies out front
to entice)
and there was NO WAY
I could NOT stop


mid-to-late 1800's
perfect condition
working key
solid wood
(looks like Tiger Oak,
my weakness for NOT painting)


Needless to say, I now own it...
I have no place for it
it doesn't even match my dining room
I don't even LIKE glass front cabinets!

Will it end up for sale?
Not sure yet...
Will it end up painted?
Not sure yet...

Stay tuned...

3 comments:

  1. I would have done the same it is gorgeous. I would not be able to paint this even though I know you would make it look fabulous. I get the feeling that in years to come we may well regret painting some these wonderful examples of solid wood cabinetry.

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  2. Good girl. Now how do you get all your stuff home all the time.

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  3. Occasional pat...it's job security...down the road, we'll make our money returning them to their former "wood" glory!

    Lisa, I send my husband to pick stuff up. It works great, except for when I'm a hour from home and I buy a dresser...can't exactly strap it to my Volvo and go about my day...lol

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